The thrity one (31) Imo youth millionaires drawn from Okigwe South federal constituency had recieved the blessing and support of Hon.Deacon Chike John Okafor,Chairman House of representative Committee on Healthcare Services,who mentored and prayed them. The governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha had designed and initiated a special youth empowerment programme for 305 Imo youths drawn from various electoral wards in Imo with the sum of one million naira each,a package to encourage positive ventures, dreams, talents and ones aspiration in life.
At an elaborate event at his Owerri Residence,Prince Okafor charged the youths to set the right priorities and pursued their dreams with the fear of God.The 31 youths from the three local government that made up of Okigwe South federal constituency (11 people representing the 11 wards in Ehime-mbano, 10 people representing the 10 wards Ihitte-Uboma and 10 people representing the 10 in wards Obowo LGAs), also received additional fifty thousand (N50,000.00) each from Deacon Okafor and his friend Uche Nwosu, outside the one million naira given to them by the governor of Imo state,Rochas Okorocha.
The former Zenith Bank manager and commissioner of finance Imo state advised the excited youths to invest wisely, that those who yet had no businesses or what line of business to invest in, not to divert into frivolities or non-profitable ventures, as he offered to finance the wedding of those who may want to marry. This he said is to ensure that the entire sum of one million naira for the empowerment was channelled into a profitable business that will transform their lives and make them employers of labour in no distant time.
In the course of the mentoring, Hon. Okafor Promised to facilitate the purchase of a Bus for Mr. Adimadu Eric, from Umunachi ward in Obowo LGA. Eric is an Ex-banker who is now a transporter riding someone's vehicle on hire purchase basis in Aba, Abia State. Hon. Okafor assures him that he'll own his own bus before next week runs out.
Again, He promised to pay airfares ticket for Mr.Chimaobi Ajaelu from Amakohia, Ihitte-Uboma, who wants to venture into shoe importation business from Cambodia. Chimaobi is already a shoe dealer but on a small scale, in "Aba Branch", a popular Business District in Ehime-mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.
While addressing the youths undergoing mentoring, the chief of staff government house, Owerri, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu advised the youth beneficiaries to form a corporative so as enable pull resources together to delve into medium scale businesses.
Nigerian ex-international, and 2013 Nations cup winner, Emmanuel Emenike of Super Eagles and Fernabaché, Turkey, through the help of Dcn. Chike Okafor offered to pay the flight fare of Mr.Divine Iwuji from Umunumo ward, Ehime-mbano Local Government Area who also has visa to travel to Malaysia to do business.
NAMES, LGA AND WARDS OF OWELLE ROCHAS OKOROCHA YOUTH MILLIONAIRES IN OKIGWE SOUTH FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY WHO RECEIVED MENTORING FROM HON. CHIKE OKAFOR,MEMBER REPRESENTING EHIME MBANO,IHITTE UBOMA AND OBOWO LGA’S IN THE HOUSE OF REP.
EHIME MBANO LGA
1. OBI FRANK UMUNUMO WARD
2. GODSON ANYIAM UMUDIKE WARD
3. ANAEKWE JONAH AGBAJA WARD
4. ANYAOGU IKECHUKWU UMUKABIA WARD
5. UCHENNA NNADOZIE NZEREM-IKPEM
6. ONYEMAOBI VITALIS UMUEZE-1 WARD
7. OKORO IFEANYI NSU IKPE WARD
8. EGEONU IKECHUKWU IHITTE NSU WARD
9. EKEZIE PASCAL UMUALUMAKU/UMUIHIM WARD
10. UWALAKA UMUNAKANU WARD
11. EBOGU MAGNUS.C UMUEZEALA WARD
1. UZODIMMA FABIAN UMUOSOSHIE WARD
2. OSUAGWU EMEKA UMUARIAM/ACHARA WARD
3. ELEKE WILLIAMS ALIKE WARD
4. KORIE CHINASA AMUZI WARD
5. EDOM CHUKWUEMEKA OKWUOHIA WARD
6. NZENWA PRINCE AVUTU WARD
7. OKEBALAM EMMANUEL UMUNGWA WARD
8. ADIMMADU ERIC UMUNACHI WARD
9. ASOLUKA STANLEY EHME WARD
10. BAR. IFEANYI ANYANWU OKENALOGHO WARD
IHITTE UBOMA LGA
1. OKAFOR TOBECHI ATONAERIM WARD
2. UZOEGBU OBINNA ABUEKE WARD
3. AJAELU CHIMOBI AMAKOHIA WARD
4. NWAEHIE CHUKWUEMEKA OKATA WARD
5. UWAH ANTHONY AWUCHINUMO WARD
6. NWAIWU NWABUGO IKPEREJERE WARD
7. KORIE NNAEMEKA UMUEZEGWU WARD
8. UDOCHUKWU ECHENWUNNE UMUIHI WARD
9. GODWIN PAUL DIMNEZE WARD
10. NNADOZIE IWUOHA AMAINYI WARD
APC leaders and stakeholders present at the Okigwe South youth millionaires mentoring are; Hon kennedy Ibeh, representing Obowo state constituency at the Imo state House of Assembly, Bar.Okey Ogwuegbu, member Imo State Independent Electoral Commission, Hon. Kelechi Iwueze,member Imo State Judiciary Service Commission, Chief Ifeanyichukwu Onwueyiagba, Okigwe zone APC Chairman, Chief Francis Ihechere, Rtd. Police Commissioner and SDC Cordinator Obowo LGA, etc.